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Todd H. Green (Author)
Release date: 
September 3, 2019

The Fear of Islam investigates the context of Western views of Islam and offers an introduction to the historical roots and contemporary causes of Islamophobia. In this second edition, Green brings the reader up to date, examining the Islamophobic rhetoric of the 2016 US presidential election, the ongoing success of populist movements in Europe, and the rise in anti-Muslim legislation and hate crimes on both sides of the Atlantic.

Curtiss Paul DeYoung (Author) Jacqueline J. Lewis (Contributor) Micky ScottBey Jones (Contributor) Robyn Afrik (Contributor) Sarah Thompson Nahar (Contributor) Sindy Morales Garcia (Contributor) 'Iwalani Ka'ai (Contributor)
Release date: 
August 6, 2019

Creolization offers a way of envisioning a future through interplay between cultural diversity, injustice and oppression, and intersectionality. People of faith must embrace such practices to be relevant and effective for ministry in the 21st century. Becoming Like Creoles prepares followers of Jesus to live in a world where injustice is real and cultural diversity is increasing. This book will equip readers to embrace a Creole process, becoming culturally competent and social justice focused.

Release date: 
July 2, 2019

This volume includes some of the most essential writings of the theologian Gerhard Forde and trace the contours of Forde's theological argument. Organized around "Law and Gospel," the selections incude historical background on that doctrinal locus and express Forde's own views of the law and the gospel, including death and resurrection, the bondage of the will, good works, preaching, and the sacraments. The volume also includes a definitive introduction to Forde's life and work.

Todd Hartch (Author)
Release date: 
June 4, 2019

Understanding World Christianity is a series devoted to exploring lived Christianity in diverse global contexts and regions. Noted experts present a balanced history of Christianity and a detailed discussion of the six key 'intersections' of Christianity in a given context including the historical, denominational, socio-political, geographical, biographical, and theological settings. Understanding World Christianity: Mexico is an ideal introduction for anyone who wishes to know how Christianity is lived in the Mexican context.

Walter Brueggemann (Author) Rolf A. Jacobson (Author of the Foreword)
Release date: 
May 7, 2019

Walter Brueggemann shows Christian preachers how to consider the faith witnessed in several Old Testament traditions and to help them discover rich and suggestive connections to our contemporary faith challenges. He claims that sustained engagement with the Old Testament is worth the effort for the preacher. This volume is part of the new Working Preacher Books series designed to provide timely and compelling books on biblical preaching. God uses good preaching to change lives.

Sara Sybesma Tolsma (Author) Jason Lief (Author)
Release date: 
May 7, 2019

Science is not a threat to the faith of Christian youth. In fact, Sara Sybesma Tolsma, an award-winning scientist, and Jason Lief, a leading practical theologian, argue that youth ministry needs science to help young people explore their relationship to God and engage their world faithfully. Pastors, faith leaders, and youth workers must not only engage science but embrace its lessons for the life and practice of Christian faith today

Release date: 
April 7, 2019

This volume, edited by Christophe Chalamet, traces the development of modern theology through key readings from over thirty-five theologians, from Erasmus to Pannenberg, whose writings relate to the birth of modern historical and critical exegesis and, more broadly, to the emergence, among theologians and biblical scholars, of a certain historical consciousness that characterizes vast segments of modernity. This volume is an ideal textbook for in-depth study of one of the most important topics in modern theology.